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10-18-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Thruhiker

No they did not ask for the old one back. Also to...

No they did not ask for the old one back. Also to clarify, my tour is 8 months from being over so quitting now is not an option. I would do whatever needed to be done to continue. VO replacing the...
10-18-21, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 730
Posted By Thruhiker

First thing this morning I received an email from...

First thing this morning I received an email from VO and they put a new hub in the mail. What a great company! I'm still riding with the rim missing 2 spokes. There is only a slight wobble and I'm...
04-27-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Thruhiker

The x9.99 has the inner and outer links plated ....

The x9.99 has the inner and outer links plated . The x9 only has the outer links plated . I forget what they are plated with at the moment I know the gold is titanium nitrate.
04-25-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 904
Posted By Thruhiker

Spoke tension and trueing are kinda separate...

Spoke tension and trueing are kinda separate things. True the wheel first ( lots of videos on how to do that) then after the rim is true go back around the rim and tighten all the spokes to equall...
Forum: For Sale
10-27-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,827
Posted By Thruhiker

Thank you unfortunately I would need a large....

Thank you unfortunately I would need a large. Heck of a deal though.
09-15-20, 12:20 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,307
Posted By Thruhiker

You can get luggage scales for under 10 bucks...

You can get luggage scales for under 10 bucks great for weighing panniers and backpacks too. ...
Forum: Touring
09-14-20, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,457
Posted By Thruhiker

I would use both with Harlequin braid. ...

I would use both with Harlequin braid.
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09-04-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,455
Posted By Thruhiker

Lol Robinhood circle is off of Sherwood drive. ...

Lol Robinhood circle is off of Sherwood drive. Theres a Victoria drive as well. Not really up on my Robin Hood trivia but I've often wondered if Victoria went with the Sherwood theme.
09-04-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,455
Posted By Thruhiker

Next mission. Farm equipment. extra points...

Next mission.
Farm equipment.
extra points if it's being used at the time of the pic. ...
08-21-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,455
Posted By Thruhiker

If the above photo won I would like the next...

If the above photo won I would like the next mission to be
AN ADVERSITEMENT WITH A BICYCLE FOR A PRODUCT THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH CYCLING.
It can be a poster billboard but not on a tv/or...
08-21-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,566
Views: 155,455
Posted By Thruhiker

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08-15-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,448
Posted By Thruhiker

The lugged frame Free Spirits. I have no idea...

The lugged frame Free Spirits. I have no idea what year those were made. Why does every one hate them? I have thousands of around town miles on mine. Never have replaced anything other then chain...
08-09-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,731
Posted By Thruhiker

The sram 12 speed cassette I put on my bike...

The sram 12 speed cassette I put on my bike replaced a 9 speed. It's my understanding that shimano 7 -10 speed mtb cassettes all used the same splined freehub. The sram nx eagle is the only 12 speed...
07-14-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 482
Posted By Thruhiker

Get a quality 26 mtb wheel; they're out there....

Get a quality 26 mtb wheel; they're out there. These aren't bad for $129 a pair, https://www.velomine.com/index.php?m...oducts_id=5663 Quote
thank you those are nice and reasonable price. I like...
06-29-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,565
Posted By Thruhiker

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I use two they were $5 dollars each. Zefal I think is the brand. Have had...
06-28-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By Thruhiker

Twist it back up and solder it useing a soldering...

Twist it back up and solder it useing a soldering iron or butane torch. That's what I do. Actually I solder my ends before i run them through the houseing. Keeps them from fraying while inserting...
Forum: Touring
06-26-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,256
Posted By Thruhiker

I agree with Cycommute. Here in PA unless you...

I agree with Cycommute. Here in PA unless you hang around camp for hours in the morning your gonna be packing up a wet/damp tent also with bugs and dirt on it. Keeping my sleeping bag dry is top...
Forum: Touring
06-26-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,256
Posted By Thruhiker

Big Agnes copper spur bike packer. The poles are...

Big Agnes copper spur bike packer. The poles are shorter and when packed up it is made to attach on handle bars even drop bars. Got a place to hang your helmet under cover but not in the living area.
Forum: Touring
06-24-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,048
Posted By Thruhiker

I have done the c&o a lot. 15+ times. I live...

I have done the c&o a lot. 15+ times. I live close and am on it the time even in winter. Water will be an issue depending on how much you carry. I use a filter and refill at creeks and river. Good...
06-05-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7,685
Views: 859,064
Posted By Thruhiker

A 36 h rear hub! ...

A 36 h rear hub!
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I got it used from ebay for 7 dollars. Seems in ok...
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